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Lachel Story

Dr. Lachel Story



Dr. Lachel Story is a tenured Professor and Dean at The University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing and Health Professions. Since beginning her career at Southern Miss in 2004, she has taught in the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral nursing programs. Dr. Story received her BSN and MSN from Southern Miss and my PhD in Nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Her program of research includes funded community-based participatory research projects with a focus on community health worker and health disparities. Recently, she expanded that research to include nursing education issues. Dr. Story has publications and presentations regarding her research, innovative teaching strategies, and program evaluation. She has published a pathophysiology textbook with the 4th edition pending and an advanced pathophysiology textbook in its 1st edition.

  • PHD - University of Mississippi Medical Center (2009)
  • MSN - University of Southern Mississippi (2002)
  • BSN - University of Southern Mississippi (2000)

pathophysiology, philosophy, qualitative research design

  • Getting on Target with Community Health Advisors (GOTCHA): an innovative stroke prevention project, NURSING INQUIRY, 2010, 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2010.00512.x
  • Innovative Strategies for Nursing Education Program Evaluation, JOURNAL OF NURSING EDUCATION, 2010, 10.3928/01484834-20100217-07
  • The 'insider-outsider' dilemma in community-based participatory research: The role of community health advisors, Nursing Ethics, 2010
  • The role of community health advisors in community-based participatory research, NURSING ETHICS, 2010, 10.1177/0969733009350261
  • Integrating Leonardo da Vinci's principle of curiosity in contemporary nursing education, NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 2013, 10.1016/j.nedt.2012.10.003
  • Integrating Leonardo da Vinci's principles of demonstration, uncertainty, and cultivation in contemporary nursing education, NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 2014, 10.1016/j.nedt.2013.06.003
  • Educational Intervention for Nutrition Education in Patients Attending an Outpatient Wound Care Clinic A Feasibility Study, JOURNAL OF WOUND OSTOMY AND CONTINENCE NURSING, 2016, 10.1097/WON.0000000000000238
  • Evaluating Community Health Advisor (CHA) Core Competencies: The CHA Core Competency Retrospective Pretest/Posttest (CCCRP), JOURNAL OF TRANSCULTURAL NURSING, 2016, 10.1177/1043659614559308
  • Finding solutions through collaboration: A dietition and nurse work to bridge a gap in nutrition education for patients , Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, 2016
  • The honors college experience reconsidered: Exploring the student perspective, Journal of National Collegiate honors Council , 2016
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Areas of Expertise

Nursing, Education, Adult Health